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The Student's Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ISBN-13: 9780814742754
  • Publisher: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Author: Wigoder, Geoffrey; Skolnick, Fred; Himelstein, Shmuel
  • Price: AUD $97.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received.
  • Local release date: 01/03/2004
  • Format: Hardback (279mm X 203mm) 352 pages Weight: 0g
  • Categories: Reference works [GBC]Judaism [HRJ]
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An excellent resource for Jewish families to keep on hand for household use, The Student's Encyclopedia of Judaism provides engaging and authoritative coverage of all aspects of the Jewish religion--its history, practices, and important figures as well as current thinking among the Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox movements. The Student's Encyclopedia of Judaism is one of the most important Jewish reference books available to any student. Specially designed for students ages 12-18, the articles in The Student's Encyclopedia of Judaism cover a vast spectrum of topics. There are biographical entries on biblical figures, rabbis, and others whose thoughts and actions have influenced the development of Judaism. From traditions and ceremonies to foods and historical leaders, special attention is given to contemporary issues and women's roles in Judaism. Also emphasized are the customs and folk traditions of Jewish cultures throughout the world. for students in grades 7 through 12 over 900 entries all facets of daily, Sabbath, and holiday prayers and rituals are included traditional and modern issues are discussed from several viewpoints sidebars throughout include the sayings of the sages, texts of prayers, and summaries of biblical books and holidays a list of books for further reading is included a perfect gift for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Hannukah
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